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Mastering SaltStack - Second Edition

By : Joseph Hall
Book Image

Mastering SaltStack - Second Edition

By: Joseph Hall

Overview of this book

SaltStack is a powerful configuration management and automation suite designed to manage servers and tens of thousands of nodes. This book showcases Salt as a very powerful automation framework. We will review the fundamental concepts to get you in the right frame of mind, and then explore Salt in much greater depth. You will explore Salt SSH as a powerful tool and take Salt Cloud to the next level. Next, you’ll master using Salt services with ease in your infrastructure. You will discover methods and strategies to scale your infrastructure properly. You will also learn how to use Salt as a powerful monitoring tool. By the end of this book, you will have learned troubleshooting tips and best practices to make the entire process of using Salt pain-free and easy.
Table of Contents (20 chapters)
Mastering SaltStack Second Edition
Credits
Foreword
About the Author
About the Reviewer
www.PacktPub.com
Preface

Asking the community for help


Salt boasts of a very large community of very friendly and helpful users. When you're unable to figure out a problem by yourself, you can try turning to the community for help.

The salt-users mailing list

There is a very active mailing list for Salt users, hosted on Google Groups. A Google account is not required to participate in the mailing list itself, but it is required to participate in the web version.

Note

The web version of the list can be found at: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/salt-users If you do not have a Google account and you still wish to subscribe to the list, visit: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/salt-users/join

Fill out the required fields, and a confirmation e-mail will be sent to you. Click the Join This Group link and you will be subscribed.

Note

If you ever decide to unsubscribe, you can do so from https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/salt-users/unsubscribe.

Asking questions

When you have a question about Salt usage, or you...